Virginia, US

Laxmi is an Associate and Solicitor based in our Sheffield office, with over 11 years of experience in immigration law. She advises clients on all aspects of UK immigration, including the UK Points Based System (PBS), with a particular focus on applications made under the Tier 2 General and Intra-Company Transfer visa category. Laxmi also assists corporate clients with business visitor visas.

She has extensive experience advising private clients on issues relating to settlement in the UK, British nationality and European free movement law and all aspects of family migration, including extended family members.

Prior to joining Fragomen, Laxmi worked at a smaller regional firm as an Associate in their immigration team, where she headed one of their offices and assisted in the management of the other offices. During that time, she gained extensive experience practicing immigration law and worked on a variety of applications.

Education


Nottingham Law School | Bar Vocational Course, 2005
University of Sheffield | Bachelor of Law, 2003

Awards

Recommended as a leading solicitor by Legal 500 (Immigration) for Yorkshire and the Humber, 2017

Professional Accomplishments / Memberships

Bar Admissions: Solicitor of the Senior Courts of England and Wales

Court Admissions: Advocate in the Immigration and Asylum Chamber

Member, Honorable Society of the Inner Temple, Inns of Court, London

Member, Law Society of England and Wales

Member, Immigration Law Practitioners’ Association

Accredited at Supervisor and Level 2 of the Immigration and Asylum Accreditation Scheme of the Law Society

Provided technical legal advice on complex UK immigration queries and global relocation of staff into the UK.

Assisted several clients through the recruitment process for migrants and compliance requirements.

Delivered client training to HR professionals on the Points Based System and other UK immigration law provisions.

Assisted several clients throughout the Tier 2 sponsor license application and maintenance process.